Men's Soccer Falls to Bowdoin, 1-0 in NESCAC Action

Photo courtesy Lianne Yun '18
Photo courtesy Lianne Yun '18

THE BASICS:

Score:
Bowdoin 1, Wesleyan 0
Records:
Wesleyan: 2-1-1 (0-1 NESCAC), Bowdoin: 3-1-0 (1-1-0 NESCAC)
Location: Middletown, Conn. (Jackson Field)
Date: Saturday, September 17th
Time: 1:30 p.m.
The Lead: The Wesleyan University men's soccer team fell to Bowdoin College 1-0 in its 2016 NESCAC opener.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Polar Bears scored the lone goal of the game as Moctar Niang put a header off a direct kick from Ethan Ellsworth past Cardinals' net-minder Jack Katkavich '17 at the 15:47 mark of the first half to give the visitors a 1-0 lead. 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Katkavich made four saves in net for the Cardinals, while his counterpart, Stevie Van Siclen earned the shutout victory, also making four saves in the game.
  • Wesleyan held a slight edge in shots at 10-7, and corner kicks at 2-0.

 UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals will return to the pitch on Wednesday, September 21st as they will host Western New England University in a 4 p.m. contest.
  • The Polar Bears return to action on Tuesday, September 20th when they will host Bates College at 4 p.m.

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